ASSOCHAM Appeals UP Govt. To Integrate Level Of Digitization

ASSOCHAM has suggested the Uttar Pradesh (UP) government to improve the level and extent of digitization of processes to ensure smooth operations in shorter timeframes which will minimise contact with government agencies and reduce scope for corruption. “The UP government should conduct a detailed study using primary research methodologies to quantify total results of government initiatives in improving ease of doing business in the state,” suggested an ASSOCHAM-Thought Arbitrage Research Institute (TARI) study titled ‘Ease of doing business in Uttar Pradesh.’ “The administration should constantly monitor systems and processes of...

Karnataka Attracts Over 50,000 Cr IT Investment During FY 2015-16: Assocham

Karnataka has emerged as the most preferred investment destination in the country. The state attracted Rs 53,396 crore investments in the IT sector last financial year, a nearly 25 per cent of total Rs 2.2 lakh crore from both public and private sources across the country, says Assocham report. Clocking a Compounded Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of over 14 per cent, IT investments in Karnataka had grown from Rs 14,337 crore in 2005-06 to Rs 53,396 crore in 2015-16, PTIreport published in ET stated while quoting Assocham sector-specific analysis. Investments attracted...

Cyber War Is Real & We Are Preparing For It: Kiran Rijiju

The government of India has taken a very serious note of the growing incidence of cyber attacks on various institutions in recent months. Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiran Rijiju said that the government was taking several policy measures to curb cyber criminals and was ready to meet the threat. “At a time when cyber-attacks are growing and cyber criminals are targeting organizations, we must not compromise when it comes to security, Kiran Rijiju said on Friday on the occasion of inauguration of the ninth annual summit on...